South & South East Asian furniture, woodwork & ivories reading list

Abdul Aziz, Thrones, Tents and Their Furniture Used by the Indian Moghuls, Mirza Mohammad Sadiq: Lahore, n.d.

Arts of India, eds. John Guy and Deborah Swallow, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990

Bence-Jones, Marc, Palaces of the Raj, London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1973

Birdwood, George C.M., Arts of India, Calcutta: Rupa and Co., 1988

Brohier, R.L., Furniture of the Dutch Period in Ceylon, 2nd ed., Columbo: National Museums of Ceylon, 1978

Codrington, K. de B., 'Western Influences in India and Ceylon: A Group of Sinhalese Ivories', Burlington Magazine, LIX, 1931

Codrington, K. de B., 'Mughal Marquetry', Burlington Magazine, February, 1931

Coomaraswamy, Ananda K., The Arts and Crafts of India and Ceylon, T.N. Foulis, London and Edinburgh, 1913

Digby, S., 'The Mother-of-pearl Overlaid Furniture of Gujarat: The Holdings of the Victoria & Albert Museum', in Facets of Indian Art ed. R. Skelton et al., London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1986

Dutt, G.C., A Monograph of Ivory Carving in Bengal, Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press, 1901

Edwards, Norman, The Singapore House and Residential Life 1819-1939, Oxford University Press, Singapore, 1990

Edwards, R., & K. de B. Codrington, 'The Indian period of European furniture - a reply', Burlington Magazine', LXV, 1934

Edwards R., & K. de B. Codrington, 'The Indian Period of European furniture', Apollo, XXI & XXII, 1935

Falk, Toby, 'Inlaid and ebony furniture from British India' Orientations, 1986

Head, Raymond, The Indian Style, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986

The Indian Heritage, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, exh. cat., 1982

'Inlaid Ebony Furniture of the Late Seventeenth Century', Country Life, January 22, 1927

Jaffer, A, Luxury Goods from India: the art of the Indian cabinet-maker, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2002

Jaffer, A, Furniture from British India and Ceylon: a catalogue of the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2001

Jaffer, A, 'Furniture made in Asia for export the West', Encounters: the meeting of Europe and Asia, eds. Anna Jackson and Amin Jaffer, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2004

Jaffer, A., 'Towards an Understanding of Colonial Furniture', The Meeting of East and West in the Furniture Trade, Proceedings: Sixth International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation (Amsterdam: Stichting Ebenist 13-14 December 2002), 2003, pp. 5-9

Jaffer, A., Anglo-Indian Furniture in the Gerstenfeld Collection', Masterpieces of 18th century English Furniture, London: Christie's Publications, 1998, pp. 128-147

Jaffer, A., 'Ivory-inlaid and veneered furniture of Vizagapatam, India, 1700-1825', The Magazine Antiques, February 2001, pp. 342-249

Jaffer, A., 'Tipu Sultan, Warren Hastings and Queen Charlotte: the mythology and typology of Anglo-Indian ivory furniture', The Burlington Magazine, May 1999, CXLI, no. 1154, pp. 271-281

Jaffer, A. and M. Schwabe, 'A group of sixteenth century caskets from Ceylon', Apollo, March 1999, CXLIX, no. 445, pp. 3-14

Jaffer, A., 'On the Coast of Coromandel', Christie's International Magazine, July-August 1998, pp. 46-49

Jaffer, A. and D. Swallow, 'Curzon's Ivory Chairs at Kedleston', Apollo, CXLII, no. 434, April 1998, pp. 35-39

Jaffer, A., 'The Furniture Trade in Early Colonial India', Oriental Art, Spring 1995, pp. 10-19

Kipling, J.L., 'Indian Ivory Carving', The Journal of Indian Art, I, 1886, pp. 49-53

Murphy, Veronica, 'Indian Furniture of the 18th century', Discovering Antiques, 1972

Murphy, Veronica, 'Collecting Indo-European Furniture', The Antique Collector, October, 1973

Murphy, Veronica, 'Art and the East India trade: some little-known ivory furniture', Connoisseur, vol. 175, December, 1970

O'Dwyer, M.F, 'Wood Manufactures in the Punjab', The Journal of Indian Art, III, no. 30, 1890, pp. 33-39

Pal, Pratapaditya, Elephants and Ivories, exh, cat., Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1981

Ricardi-Cubbitt, Monique, The Art of the Cabinet, London: Thames and Hudson, 1992

Slomann, V., 'The Indian period of European furniture', Burlington Magazine, LXV, 1934, LXVI, 1935

Symonds, R.W., 'Furniture from the Indies', Connoisseur, May-August, 1934

Veenendaal, Jan, Furniture from Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India during the Dutch Period, Delft: Volkendkundig Museum Nusantara, 1985

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